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City releases stormwater expenditure report

City officials released this week a comprehensive list of stormwater expenditures from 2004 through 2014 to give citizens a more comprehensive picture of total spending. According to a news release issued by the city, the stormwater program for the city of Colorado Springs has included substantial spending over the past 15 years on “new flood control… Continue Reading City releases stormwater expenditure report

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Mayor recognizes local Realtor for contributions

Longtime Colorado Springs real estate agent Harry Salzman has been recognized by Mayor Steve Bach for his leadership and improving economic vitality in the region, according to a city news release. Salzman’s recognition comes after he and his business partners donated property to the Foundation for Colorado Springs’ Future Inc., which is owned by the… Continue Reading Mayor recognizes local Realtor for contributions

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Ski Country mid-season visitation up, surpasses last year

Colorado Ski Country USA announced today its 21 member resorts reported an increase in skier visitation in January and February. Skier visits at Ski Country resorts were up by 3.7 percent during the second period of the 2014-15 season (defined as January 1 through February 28), compared to the same period of the prior year. “At… Continue Reading Ski Country mid-season visitation up, surpasses last year

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Clerk’s office opens election drop boxes

The office of the El Paso County clerk and recorder, in cooperation with the Colorado Springs city clerk, has opened six 24/7 ballot drop boxes and installed office-hour drop boxes inside city Department of Motor Vehicle offices to support the 2015 Colorado Springs municipal election. The 24/7 boxes and the interior boxes at the DMV offices… Continue Reading Clerk’s office opens election drop boxes

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Olympic Museum selects Magneti to support communication initiatives

After a months-long national search, The United States Olympic Museum and Hall of Fame has chosen Colorado Springs-based Magneti Marketing to assist in the development of its communication strategy. “The United States Olympic Museum will become one of the city’s most iconic sites, representing Colorado Springs’ passion and commitment to the Olympic movement,” Kristen Downs,… Continue Reading Olympic Museum selects Magneti to support communication initiatives

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Stargazers for sale again

The Stargazers Theatre and Event Center is once again on the market. It’s the second time the event center has been for sale since the beginning of 2014, when owners John and Cindy Hooton said they were “testing the waters” by listing the property. The building and land was on the market for six months… Continue Reading Stargazers for sale again

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Colorado has made 74.5 percent of its annual required contribution to its public employee retirement plans from 2001 through 2013, placing it 46th in terms of average state pension funding, a report suggests. While most U.S. states are meeting their pension commitments, a report by the National Association of State Retirement Administrators shows Colorado has lagged for… Continue Reading Report: Colorado ranks 46th for pension funding

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T-Mobile Colorado Springs call center hiring more than 100

T-Mobile U.S. is hiring in Colorado Springs. Its local customer service center plans to hire as many as 105 full-time “technical care specialists” by the end of March 2015, according to a news release from the company. T-Mobile will be conducting a hiring event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 16 at the T-Mobile… Continue Reading T-Mobile Colorado Springs call center hiring more than 100

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State cycling map now includes Colorado Springs trails

Colorado Springs has recently been included on the state’s upgraded Bicycle and Scenic Byways map. The Colorado Department of Transportation has given local governments across the state the opportunity to provide cycling information specific to their region. Colorado Springs was the third city to add its map and local data to the site (http://dtdapps.coloradodot.info/bike), according… Continue Reading State cycling map now includes Colorado Springs trails

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Job fairs available for youth

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Job fairs available for youth

The Pikes Peak Workforce Center released the dates of job fairs that connect young adults age 16-21 with local businesses to help them find summer jobs. The young adult job fairs will be held: • April 9 in Colorado Springs at the Doubletree Hotel, from 1-6 p.m.; • April 23 in Woodland Park at the… Continue Reading Job fairs available for youth

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